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Animal Welfare - Content and Abstracts

Volume 12

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Volume 12 Number 1

February 2003

  1. The humaneness of rodent pest control. G Mason and K E Littin
  2. The value of environmental resources to domestic hens: a comparison of the work-rate for food and for nests as a function of time. J J Cooper and M C Appleby
  3. Telemetry as a method for measuring the impact of housing conditions on rats’ welfare. T C Krohn, A K Hansen and N Dragsted
  4. Effect of catching broilers by hand or machine on rates of injuries and dead-on-arrivals. U Knierim and A Gocke
  5. Voluntary animal welfare assessment of mass-produced farm animal housing equipment using a standardised procedure. U Knierim, D Hesse, E von Borell, H-J Herrmann, C Müller, H-W Rauch, N Sachser and F Zerbe
  6. Maintaining behavioural diversity in captivity for conservation: natural behaviour management. L A Rabin
  7. A continuous-choice assessment of the domestic fowl’s aversion to concurrent transport stressors. J M MacCaluim, S M Abeyesinghe, R P White and C M Wathes
  8. The effect of nose ringing on exploratory behaviour in gilts. M Studnitz, K Hjelholt Jensen, E Jørgensen and K Kjaer Jensen

Short Communication

  1. A questionnaire survey of ovine dystocia management in the United Kingdom. P R Scott

Volume 12 Number 2

May 2003

  1. The effect of morphology on the musculoskeletal system of the modern broiler. Corr S A, Gentle M J, McCorquodale C C and Bennett D
  2. The effect of morphology on walking ability in the modern broiler: a gait analysis study. Corr S A, Gentle M J, McCorquodale C C and Bennett D
  3. Cat housing in rescue shelters: a welfare comparison between communal and discrete-unit housing. D S Ottway and D M Hawkins
  4. The effect of contact with conspecifics and humans on calves’ behaviour and stress responses. S Raussi, B J Lensink, A Boissy, M Pyykkönen and I Veissier
  5. Animal-based measures for the assessment of welfare state of dairy cattle, pigs and laying hens: consensus of expert opinion. H R Whay, D C J Main, L E Green and A J F Webster
  6. Outline of a risk assessment: the welfare of future xeno-donor pigs. K Dahl, P Sandøe, P F Johnsen, J Lassen and A Kornerup Hansen
  7. Influence of social status on the welfare of sows in static and dynamic groups. N E O’Connell, V E Beattie and B W Moss
  8. Stability of breeding and non-breeding groups of golden-headed lion tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysomelas). K De Vleeschouwer, K Leus and L Van Elsacker
  9. Light, vision and the welfare of poultry. N B Prescott, C M Wathes and J R Jarvis

Volume 12 Number 3

August 2003

  1. Behavioural and physiological differences between silver foxes selected and not selected for domestic behaviour.  M Harri, J Mononen, L Ahola, I Plyusnina and T Rekilä
  2. The effect of an audience on the gakel-call and other frustration behaviours in the laying hen (Gallus gallus domesticus).  P H Zimmerman, A Lundberg, L J Keeling and P Koene
  3. Factors affecting the successful pairing of unfamiliar common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) females: preliminary results. B Majolo, H M Buchanan-Smith and K Morris
  4. The effects of early separation on the dairy cow and calf. F C Flower and D M Weary
  5. Assessing the relative aversiveness of two stimuli: single sheep in the arena test.  H W Erhard
  6. Maternal response to mother–offspring separation in the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). M A Bloomsmith, L R Tarou, S P Lambeth and M D Haberstroh
  7. Adrenocorticotrophin-induced stress response in captive vicunas (Vicugna vicugna) in the Andes of Chile.  C Bonacic, D W Macdonald and G Villouta
  8. The physiological impact of wool-harvesting procedures in vicunas (Vicugna vicugna). C Bonacic and D W Macdonald

Short Communication

  1. Effect of transport stress on serum haptoglobin and pig-MAP in pigs.  Y Saco, M J Docampo, E Fàbrega, X Manteca, A Diestre, F Lampreave and A Bassols

Volume 12 Number 4

November 2003

  1. Assessment of animal welfare at farm and group level: introduction and overview.  A J F Webster
  2. Assessing animal welfare at the farm and group level: the interplay of science and  values. D Fraser
  3. Measuring and monitoring animal welfare: transparency in the food product quality chain.  H J Blokhuis, R B Jones, R Geers, M Miele and I Veissier
  4. Evaluation of welfare state based on interpretation of multiple indices.  E M Scott, J L Fitzpatrick, A M Nolan, J Reid and M L Wiseman
  5. Farm animal welfare: the interaction of ethical questions and animal welfare science.  P Sandøe, S B Christiansen and M C Appleby
  6. Stockmanship and farm animal welfare.  X Boivin, J Lensink, C Tallet and I Veissier
  7. Assessing animal welfare at the farm and group level: a United States perspective. J A Mench
  8. The ethical implications of the human–animal bond on the farm. R Anthony
  9. Video image analysis and animal welfare on farm.  S Barbera
  10. Assessing pain, suffering and distress in laboratory animals: an RSPCA survey of current practice in the UK.  P Hawkins
  11. Applications for methods of on-farm welfare assessment.  D C J Main, J P Kent, F Wemelsfelder, E Ofner and F A M Tuyttens
  12. Integrating parameters to assess on-farm welfare. H Spoolder, G De Rosa, B Hörning, S Waiblinger and F Wemelsfelder
  13. Measures of developmental instability as integrated, a posteriori indicators of farm animal welfare: a review.  F A M Tuyttens
  14. Evaluating a concept for an animal welfare assessment system providing decision support using qualitative interviews. M Vaars
  15. Relationships between building design, management system and dairy cow welfare. V A Bowell, L J Rennie, G Tierney, A B Lawrence and M J Haskell
  16. On-farm assessment of the effect of management and housing type on behaviour and welfare in dairy cattle.  M J Haskell, L J Rennie, V A Bowell, F Wemelsfelder and A B Lawrence
  17. Attempts to integrate different parameters into an overall picture of animal welfare using investigations in dairy loose houses as an example.  B Hörning
  18. Preliminary investigation into the use of expert opinion to compare the overall welfare of dairy cattle farms in different farm assurance schemes.  D C J Main, H R Whay, L E Green and A J F Webster
  19. Correlations between the results of animal welfare assessments by the TGI 35 L Austrian Animal Needs Index and health and behavioural parameters of cattleE Ofner, T Amon, M Lins and B Amon
  20. Methodological aspects for the assessment of social behaviour and avoidance distance on dairy farms. C Mülleder, J Troxler and S Waiblinger
  21. Influence of sample size and experimenter on reliability of measures of avoidance distance in dairy cows.  S Waiblinger and C Menke
  22. A study of three methods used to assess stockmanship on commercial dairy farms: can these become effective welfare assessment techniques?  L J Rennie, V A Bowell, J M Dearing, M J Haskell and A B Lawrence
  23. Is lameness a welfare problem in dairy farms with automatic milking systems?  I C Klaas, T Rousing, C Fossing, J Hindhede and J T Sørensen
  24. Subjective and objective assessment of pain and discomfort due to lameness in  dairy cattle.  K A O’Callaghan, P J Cripps, D Y Downham and R D Murray
  25. An animal-based welfare assessment of group-housed calves on UK dairy farms.  H R Whay, D C J Main, L E Green and A J F Webster
  26. Selection of parameters for on-farm welfare-assessment protocols in cattle and buffalo. C Winckler, J Capdeville, G Gebresenbet, B Hörning, U Roiha, M Tosi and S Waiblinger
  27. Repeatability of some animal-related variables in dairy cows and buffaloes. G De Rosa, C Tripaldi, F Napolitano, F Saltalamacchia, F Grasso, V Bisegna and A Bordi
  28. Husbandry and animal health on organic pig farms in Austria.  J Baumgartner, T Leeb, T Gruber and R Tiefenbacher
  29. Towards a baseline assessment of organic pig welfare.  J E L Day, H Kelly, A Martins and S A Edwards
  30. On-farm monitoring of pig welfare by assessment of housing, management, health records and plasma haptoglobin.  R Geers, B Petersen, K Huysmans, S Knura-Deszczka, M De Becker, S Gymnich, D Henot, S Hiss  and H Sauerwein
  31. Developing a welfare assessment system for use in commercial organic egg production.  L Hegelund, J T Sørensen and N F Johansen
  32. Can a modified latency-to-lie test be used to validate gait-scoring results in commercial broiler flocks? C Berg and G S Sanotra
  33. Differences in the expression of genes in lame and normal broiler chickens  identified by subtraction hybridisation.  A Butterworth, N A Reeves, T G Knowles and S C Kestin
  34. Use of conjoint analysis to weight welfare assessment measures for broiler chickens in UK husbandry systems.  S M Haslam and S C Kestin
  35. A comparison between leg problems in Danish and Swedish broiler production. G Singh Sanotra, C Berg and J Damkjer Lund
  36. Safeguarding the welfare of livestock grazing on nature conservation sites.  F W Grayson
  37. Welfare assessment of working donkeys: assessment of the impact of an animal healthcare project in West Kenya. C Leeb, C Henstridge, K Dewhurst and K Bazeley
  38. Assessing the welfare status of newborn farm animals.  D J Mellor and K J Stafford
  39. Assessing animal welfare in a strictly synchronous production system: the mink case. S H Møller, S W Hansen and J T Sørensen
  40. Behaviour patterns of horses can be used to establish a dominant–subordinate relationship between man and horse.  C Sighieri, D Tedeschi, C De Andreis, L Petri and P Baragli

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